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Exhaust waste heat energy to power hybrid cars that produce low emissions with low fuel consumptionDOHA, Qatar - Thursday, November 29th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

Gulf Organisation for Research and Development (GORD), the authority for knowledge on sustainability in the MENA region unveiled an innovative low-emission, and lower fuel consumption of 20%hybrid car-concept on 28 November 2012. The concept was officially launched during the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP18) at the Qatar National Convention Centre. Designed and developed in Qatar, the engine captures thermal waste energy that is utilized to generate electric energy to run hydrogen fuel cellsusing the potable water as a source for the gas.

The fuel cell is powered primarily by a thermoelectric generator which recovers heat from exhaust-gases and is aided by a thin film photo-voltaic on the sunroof. Preliminary studies have demonstrated decreased vehicle pollutant emissions such as carbon mo ... Read more »
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ROAD TOWN, Tortola - Thursday, November 29th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE/ME NewsWire)--Leading currency trading service provider iFOREX has recently introduced the popular CFD, Natural Gas, to its list of tradable commodities. Now both novice and veteran traders can benefit from the movements in Gas prices by trading the Henry Hub Natural Gas CFD. iFOREX has p ... Read more »

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RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. - Wednesday, November 28th 2012

Quintiles Founder Dennis Gillings, CBE, has received the SCRIP Lifetime Achievement Award and the company he started has been named "CRO of the Year” at the 2012 SCRIP Awards in London.

The SCRIP Awards acknowledge excellence in the biopharmaceutical industry, based on judging by an independent panel of 16 life sciences experts. The 8th annual awards ceremony, held on November 28th at The Lancaster hotel in London, was attended by more than 500 industry leaders from around the world.

Being named CRO of the Year by SCRIP is a prestigious honor for Quintiles, the world’s leading provider of biopharmaceutical services. It is one of the most competitive awards bestowed by SCRIP, and Quintiles has received it three times in the past four years.

Likewise, Dennis Gillings’ lifetime achievement award is equally celebrated. Mike Ward Chief Content Officer for Datamonitor ... Read more »
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SAN FRANCISCO - Thursday, November 29th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Andy Cunningham, recently-named CEO of Bite Communications, today announced the integration of Bourne, a fast-growing UK-based creative digital marketing agency with offices in Glasgow and New York, into Bite. With the addition of 50 professionals bringing new expertise to the company’s offering, Bite now delivers a complete line of marketing services globally. Services include strategy and insight, public relations, marketing communications, creative and content, and digital and technology products and services.

The combined worldwide 15-office, 300-person team will operate under the brand "Bite” with Bourne CEO Dan Kersh joining the global board as head of Bite’s internal marketing delivery team, reporting to Cunningham.

"We welcome the Bourne team into the Bite family,” said Cunningham. "This merger is accelerating Bite’s evolution to becoming a strategic marketing agency that addresses ... Read more »
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, November 29th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

Sharp Middle East FZE (SMEF), the regional headquarter of MENA, Africa and CIS countries, of global technology giant Sharp, supports Médecins Sans Frontières’(MSF’s) operations in the refugee camps of South Sudan. Under the "Protect Children from Illness” initiative, Sharp Middle East FZE is supporting MSF’s vaccination campaigns aimed at inoculation and epidemic response for children aged 5 years and below. Means of this support were presentedby Mr. Fumio Yamaguchi, CEO ofSharp Middle East and Africa to Mrs. Hala Mouneimne, Deputy Executive Director for MSF’s UAE Regional Office. The support is in the form of a donation of around US$59,000 - the approximate cost of vaccines to protect more than 38,000 children against measles.

The donation was collected from "My Sharp Our Future” Social Action Campaign applied in Middle East, Africa and CIS in support of health programs in the stated areas. F ... Read more »
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Doha, Qatar - Thursday, November 29th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

Qatar University (QU) has revealed groundbreaking research into the development of sustainable biofuels, as the Gulf state hosts the UN climate change conference COP18.

The state-backed QR45.5million biofuel project is the only one of its kind in the region. Now, the team has publicly detailed its latest progress for the first time.

The university’s project, in collaboration with Qatar Airways and Qatar Science and Technology Park (QSTP) is now into its third year. From a standing start, where the labs were nothing more than empty rooms, the research team has developed state-of-the-art facilities which are the best in the GCC and competitive internationally for this type of research.

The project aims to produce affordable, sustainable biofuels which do not use valuable arable land and which can be produced efficiently in the punishing climate of Qatar. These fuels should provide an alternative source o ... Read more »
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MCLEAN, Va. - Wednesday, November 28th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

Team Members served more than 660 local organizations in 401 cities across 51 countries

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- During the week of November 11-18, Hilton Worldwide celebrated its first annual Global Week of Service and furthered the company’s Vision to "fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality.”

In just eight days, Team Members at more than 600 properties and offices harnessed their passion for hospitality to complete more than 800 volunteer projects in 401 cities across the company’s global footprint. The projects, which addressed hundreds of societal needs around the world, focused on engaging Team Members and delivering on Hilton Worldwide’s commitment to Travel with Purpose by creating opportunities, strengthening communities, celebrating culturesand living sustainably.

Throughout the week, Hilton Worldwide’s network of partners, including Arbor Day Foundation, Feeding America, Global Foo ... Read more »
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, November 28th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

· 200 winners will get awards ranging from cars to remittance vouchers, Travelez prepaid cards, and National Bond certificates

· The campaign runs until December 25, 2012 and the E-draw takes place at end of December.

On the 10th of November, Al Fardan Exchange launched a campaign to reward its clients with a range of gifts from cars to prepaid cards, remittance vouchers, and National Bond certificates. The campaign will run through December 25th 2012.

Through this distinguished campaign, 200 lucky winners will be granted fantastic awards via an e-draw that will take place at the end of December. The draw will include everyone who has wired money inside and outside the UAE, bought or sold foreign currency, bought National Bond certificates, bought Travelez Cards at any of the 40 branches of Al Fardan Exchange across the country. The awards that the winners can r ... Read more »
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